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coconut milk pulao recipe | Indian coconut milk rice | easy coconut rice pulao | veg pulao with coconut milk | is a simple one dish meal. Learn how to make Indian coconut milk rice.

To make coconut milk pulao, heat the oil and butter in a pressure cooker, add the onion, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Add the carrot and green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Add the rice, coconut milk, cashew nuts, 1½ cups of hot water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Serve hot garnished with the coconut and coriander.

A traditional recipe from Goa, the Indian coconut milk rice is characteristic of the cuisine of the west coast where coconuts and cashews are used abundantly. Cooked in coconut milk and garnished with cashews and coconut slivers, this is indeed rich fare!

This easy coconut rice pulao dotted with colourful veggies adds on it eye appeal. While we have used carrot roundels as it is traditionally used, you can chop it if you wish to.

Veg pulao with coconut milk can undoubtedly served to kids as well as elders of the family. It is also a great lunch box fare. Cool it well and pack it. pulaos like Restaurant Style Tomato Pulao or Palak Chana Pulao.

Tips for coconut milk pulao. 1. The Basmati rice has to be soaked for 1 hour. So plan for it in advance. 2. You can buy readymade coconut milk or make coconut milk at home. 3. Butter adds a smooth and glossy look to the rice. But if you don’t have butter, substitute it with ghee. 4. Prefer to use hot water as it helps in cooking the rice faster.

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Coconut Milk Pulao, Coconut Milk Rice

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Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Coconut Milk Pulao
3/4 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh)
1 cup long grain rice (basmati chawal) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained
1 tsp oil
1 tsp butter
1/2 cup sliced onions
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
25 mm stick cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cardamoms (elaichi)
1/2 cup carrot roundels
1/4 cup green peas
2 tbsp fried cashew nut (kaju)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp grated coconut
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

Method
For coconut milk pulao

    For coconut milk pulao
  1. To make coconut milk pulao, heat the oil and butter in a pressure cooker, add the onion, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the carrot and green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the rice, coconut milk, cashewnuts, 1½ cups of hot water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Serve the coconut milk pulao hot garnished with the coconut and coriander.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy333 cal
Protein6.4 g
Carbohydrates41.7 g
Fiber4.3 g
Fat16.4 g
Cholesterol1.9 mg
Sodium22.6 mg
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What is coconut milk pulao made of?

    What is coconut milk pulao made of?
  1. Coconut milk pulao is made of 3/4 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh), 1 cup long grained rice (basmati) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained, 1 tsp oil, 1 tsp butter, 1/2 cup sliced onions, 2 cloves (laung / lavang), 25 mm stick cinnamon (dalchini), 2 cardamoms, 1/2 cup carrot roundels, 1/4 cup green peas, 2 tbsp fried cashewnuts (kaju)salt to taste, 2 tbsp grated coconut and 2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania).

Tips for coconut milk pulao

    Tips for coconut milk pulao
  1. The Basmati rice has to be soaked for 1 hour. So plan for it in advance. 
  2. You can buy readymade coconut milk or make coconut milk at home.
  3. Butter adds a smooth and glossy look to the rice. But if you don’t have butter, substitute it with ghee.
  4. Prefer to use hot water as it helps in cooking the rice faster. 

How to select long grain rice, Basmati rice

    How to select long grain rice, Basmati rice
  1. Basmati Rice is available pre-packaged form.
  2. Check to see if there is a "use-by" date on the package since rice, owing to its natural oils, has the potential to become rancid if kept too long. 
  3. Also check that each grain of Basmati rice should be uniform in colour and shape. 
  4. Further make sure that there is no evidence of moisture or worms.

How to soak long grain rice, Basmati rice

    How to soak long grain rice, Basmati rice
  1. To soak long grain rice, Basmati rice, wash 1 cup of long-grained rice thoroughly under running water until you get clear water. The removal of starch from rice helps in getting separate grains after cooking.
  2. Transfer in a deep bowl and soak in enough water for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain with the help of a strainer and keep aside.

How to make coconut milk, nariyal ka doodh

    How to make coconut milk, nariyal ka doodh
  1. To prepare coconut milk | Indian style homemade coconut milk | healthy coconut milk | break open a fresh coconut and using a traditional manual grater grate the white flesh and transfer to a mixer jar.
  2. Add 1 cup of warm water in a mixer. Warm water helps in softening the coconut.
  3. Blend till smooth.
  4. Place a damp muslin cloth on a deep bowl.
  5. Strain the blended coconut milk through the damp muslin cloth.
  6. Squeeze homemade coconut milk with your hands. This thick coconut milk is called 1st extract and can be used to make curries. Similarly, you can make other vegan products like almond milkHomemade oat milktofu and soya curds.
  7. Store  coconut milk | Indian style homemade coconut milk | healthy coconut milk |  in an air-tight container in the refrigerator and use as required. You can use the homemade coconut milk recipe right away to make delectable dishes like vegetable stewappam and coconut milk pulao.

How to make coconut milk pulao

    How to make coconut milk pulao
  1. To make coconut milk pulao recipe | Indian coconut milk rice | easy coconut rice pulao | veg pulao with coconut milk, add 1 tsp oil in a pressure cooker.
  2. Also add 1 tsp butter to it. Butter adds a smooth and glossy look to the rice. 
  3. Add 1/2 cup sliced onions.
  4. Add 2 cloves (laung / lavang).
  5. Add 25 mm stick cinnamon (dalchini).
  6. Add 2 cardamoms.
  7. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  8. Add 1/2 cup carrot roundels.
  9. Add 1/4 cup green peas.
  10. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  11. Add the soaked and drained Basmati rice. See above how to soak Basmati rice.
  12. Add the prepared 3/4 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh). You can also buy readymade coconut milk. 
  13. Add 2 tbsp fried cashewnuts (kaju).
  14. Add 1½ cups of hot water. Use of hot water helps in cooking the coconut milk pulao recipe | Indian coconut milk rice | easy coconut rice pulao | veg pulao with coconut milk faster. 
  15. Add salt to taste.
  16. Mix well.
  17. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  18. Open the lid of the pressure cooker. This is how coconut milk pulao recipe | Indian coconut milk rice | easy coconut rice pulao | veg pulao with coconut milk looks like after pressure cooking. 
  19. Lightly toss the pulao once with a flat ladle. 
  20. Garnish with 2 tbsp grated coconut.
  21. Also garnish with 2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania).
  22. Serve coconut milk pulao recipe | Indian coconut milk rice | easy coconut rice pulao | veg pulao with coconut milk hot. 

Reviews

Coconut Pulao
 on 23 Mar 15 10:25 AM
5

This is a great rice recipe made using rice, coconut milk, onions and carrot...it is colourful and taste best when served hot.
Coconut Pulao
 on 25 Apr 11 10:11 PM
5